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Patrick Lencioni on team trust, vulnerability, and the MBTI® assessment

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Posted 13 Jan 2021 by Kevin Wood, Writer at The Myers-Briggs Company

The author of 5 Dysfunctions of a Team shares his insights on the MBTI assessment for individual and team development...

Leading while Black and introverted

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Posted 27 Aug 2020 by Melissa Summer, Global Content Marketing Manager, The Myers-Briggs Company

What happens at the intersection of race, type and leadership? 

Survivor guilt and the aftermath of lockdown

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Posted 17 Jul 2020 by John Hackston, Head of Thought Leadership, The Myers-Briggs Company

Does personality impact survivor syndrome?

The changing shape of teams

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Posted 22 Oct 2019 by The Myers-Briggs Company

Teams and Google’s Project Aristotle

Personality, gender and the glass ceiling

Personality, gender and the glass ceiling
Posted 02 Jun 2019 by John Hackston, Head of Thought Leadership

Women form half of the UK population, yet less than 5% of CEOs of Fortune 500 companies are female.  In 2018, only 6.3% of heads of state were female and most nations have never had a female leader.  What’s more, there are fewer female CEOs of Fortune 500 companies than there are male CEOs named James.  Plain old-fashioned sexism could be part of the reason for this, but other factors have been suggested.  Women are more likely than men to have a more interpersonally or...

Traditional or Original?

Traditional or Original
Posted 07 Dec 2018 by MBTI Talk

MBTI Step II facets and the holiday season

Reduce, reuse, recycle

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Posted 01 Aug 2018 by Stu Belcher, Product Manager at OPP

Our commitment to reducing our impact on the environment

Together, not together

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Posted 18 Jul 2018 by John Hackston, Head of Thought Leadership, OPP

Want to stop people speaking to each other? Put them in an open-plan office

Type and activism

Type and Activism
Posted 13 Jul 2018 by Gill Coombs, writer and career coach

Gill Coombs, writer and career coach, shares her thoughts on Idealists and activism

The power of Introversion

The power of introversion
Posted 10 Jul 2018 by OPP

Are introverts being limited by misconceptions?

Approaching the unknown

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Posted 09 May 2018 by Michael Segovia

How MBTI Step II facets affect our attitude to new experiences

Taking action on stress

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Posted 22 Apr 2018 by Helen Rayner, Lead Consultant, OPP

In light of Stress Awareness Month, OPP Lead Consultant Helen Rayner asks what we mean by ‘awareness’.

MBTI Step II: why I found it to be a perfect fit

Mike Moss explores MBTI
Posted 29 Mar 2018 by Dr Mike Moss, Alumni Careers Programme Manager, University of Oxford

How can two people with the same type be so different? Mike Moss explores MBTI type and why we sometimes feel at odds with our best fit.

Does knowing your MBTI type help you to get fit?

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Posted 16 Jan 2018 by John Hackston, Head of Thought Leadership, OPP

Did you make a plan to get fit this year? John Hackston looks at the interaction between MBTI type and exercising preferences.

Christmas, happiness and your MBTI type

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Posted 05 Dec 2017 by Nikhita Dost, Consultant at OPP

What does your MBTI type have to do with your enjoyment at Christmas? We conducted research to find out.

Raising self-awareness: What works?

Self awareness
Posted 21 Nov 2017 by Helen Rayner, Lead Consultant, OPP

Do people with different type preferences use the same or different methods to develop their self-awareness?

How does personality type affect self-awareness?

Self awareness
Posted 30 Oct 2017 by Helen Rayner, Lead Consultant, OPP

Continue to explore research around self-awareness – this time focusing on the role of your MBTI type.

Self awareness

Self awareness
Posted 28 Sep 2017 by Helen Rayner, Lead Consultant, OPP

Research results are in! How do people benefit from improved self-awareness and how do they get there?

Well-being and type: what’s the connection?

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Posted 06 Sep 2017 by Dr. Martin Boult Senior Director, Professional Services and International Training, and Psychologist, CPP

How does your MBTI type impact your well-being? See what the research says. 

Well-being: it's more than happiness

Well being
Posted 22 Aug 2017 by Dr. Martin Boult Senior Director, Professional Services and International Training, and Psychologist, CPP

Three tips to improve well-being in your organisation

Reflections on my first 18 months as an MBTI practitioner in the University of Oxford

Reflections as an MBTI practitioner
Posted 10 Aug 2017 by Dr Mike Moss, Alumni Careers Programme Manager, University of Oxford

Reflections on the first 18 months of an MBTI practitioner.

Increasing your behavioural flexibility

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Posted 17 Jul 2017 by Aidan Brass

The goal of type development should not be equal strength in all the preferences, but to have behavioural flexibility.

Type and Appreciation - Part 2

Type and appreciation
Posted 29 Jun 2017 by Michael Segovia, lead facilitator for the MBTI Certification Program, CPP, Inc.

How do you show your appreciation and thanks of other people? 

Type and Appreciation - Part 1

Type and appreciation
Posted 22 Jun 2017 by Michael Segovia, lead facilitator for the MBTI Certification Program, CPP, Inc.

How do you show your appreciation and thanks of other people? 

The colourful world of personality type

Colour guide
Posted 07 Jun 2017 by John Hackston, Head of Thought Leadership, OPP

How you can gain instant insight from colourful MBTI type resources.

Improving business results using the MBTI instrument

Leadership accountability
Posted 24 May 2017 by Sharon Richmond, Principal, Richmond Associates Consulting

How to use research to create MBTI solutions: this post looks at leadership accountability gaps

The introverted trainer | The Myers-Briggs Company

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Posted 12 May 2017 by Michael R. Segovia, M.A., CPP Lead MBTI Certification Trainer

Any MBTI type can do any job and bring different strengths to the table

Hidden figures

MBTI leadership and organisational culture
Posted 26 Apr 2017 by Katy Lyne, Principal Consultant, OPP

Gender, leadership and the pressure of organisational culture

Inside Out, Outside In: a model to accelerate leadership growth

MBTI and leadership - Sharon Richmond
Posted 13 Apr 2017 by Sharon Richmond, Principal, Richmond Associates Consulting

Modern leadership in the context of core activities, blind spots and actions for results.

Decisions and Brexit: are you Tough or Tender?

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Posted 28 Mar 2017 by John Hackston, Head of Thought Leadership, OPP

Exploring the MBTI Thinking-Feeling Step II facets in the context of Brexit

Are you an entrepreneur? Knowing your MBTI type could be useful

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Posted 22 Mar 2017 by John Hackston, Head of Thought Leadership, OPP

John Hackston explores recent OPP research. 

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International Women's Day 2017
Posted 08 Mar 2017 by Katy Lyne, Principal Consultant, OPP

Myers, Briggs and International Women’s Day

Top MBTI and Type books

Top MBTI and type books
Posted 01 Mar 2017 by Collaboration - MBTI experts and practitioners

Which MBTI book will you add to your collection this World Book Day?

MBTI Type, FIRO, love and relationships

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Posted 14 Feb 2017 by Betsy Kendall, VP Global Programmes, Delivery & Content

It must be love

Leadership strengths through the lens of Type

Barriers to early MBTI Type development
Posted 02 Feb 2017 by Aidan Millar - Human Development Consultant for Psychometrics Canada

Research Study exploring leadership strengths through the lens of Type

Top content summary from 2016

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Posted 20 Jan 2017 by John Hackston, Head of Thought Leadership, OPP

Did you miss some of the most popular content from last year?

Decisions, self-confidence and the glass ceiling: can the MBTI framework help?

Men and women in executive directorships
Posted 06 Jan 2017 by John Hackston, Head of Thought Leadership, OPP

Exploring the glass ceiling using MBTI data.

Ho ho how do MBTI Types differ at Christmas?

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Posted 16 Dec 2016 by Nikhita Dost, Consultant at OPP

What does MBTI Type impact when it comes to Christmas? We conducted research to find out...

10 top tips – add depth to coaching with the MBTI framework

Top tips for using MBTI with coaching
Posted 01 Dec 2016 by Katy Lyne, Principal Consultant at OPP

Get the most from the MBTI assessment when coaching individuals.

Early obstacles to MBTI Type development

Barriers to early MBTI Type development
Posted 11 Nov 2016 by Betsy Kendall, COO and Head of Professional Services, OPP

Raising awareness of challenges to early Type development that we can all consider and explore